Jadviga Zjilvinska (1918-2010)
Jadviga Zilvinska (1918-2010) was born in Tallinn.
Grown in Liepaja, there's also started and strengthened her great interest in art, which brought a new artist to study the Latvian Art Academy. In Latvian Art Academy studing at K. Ubans, V. Tone, J. Liepins and L.Liberts. And later his entire life devoted to art - working Liepaja crafts school, and the portrait combine "Art".
The artist had four favorite themes: landscapes, portraits, flowers and sacred paintings. Works have lyrics and inner harmony. Portraits we see not only the external human form, but allows the designer look essentially the same man - believed to be the same models often by the artist himself saw a vision of something new and bright.
Works executed in various techniques - tempera, oil, pastel and watercolor.
1938 .- graduated Art School in Liepaja., Decorative Painting Department.
1943. - The Latvian Academy of Art L. Liberta figurative painting with a thesis "The artist"
1946.-1948. - Painting and drawing teacher in Liepaja handicraft school.
1948.-1966. - Portrait combine "Art"
Exhibitions since 1948. year.
Artists' Union member since 1966. year.
Solo Exhibitions: Riga, Jelgava, Sigulda (1972), Riga (1975, 1978, two in 1981, 1986, 1994), Jurmala (1979).
The works exhibited in the Soviet Union and the Republic of art exhibitions, as well as abroad (Poland, Switzerland, Italy, Japan, Finland, Venezuela, Germany, Hungary).
His works are in:
"Cardinal Julijana Vaivods Portrait", 1983., The Vatican Museum in Rome
"Pope John Paul II's portrait", 1982., The Roman Catholic Metropolijas in Riga
Altarpiece "Heart of Jesus" and "Our Lady Fatima" painting "John the Baptist" and "Holy Family", all the 1960s at the end of St Mary Magdalene church in Riga.
Altarpiece "Holy Family", 50th-60th years, the Holy Family Church Sloka, Jurmala.